My last month in St. Petersburg has flown by and it has been hard to find a minute to sit-down and process it all. Additionally it is my last month here under official Year Abroad terms (we are required to spend at least eight months abroad). 745 more words
The most recent round of Eurobarometer stats just came out, and they’re bad news for pretty much anyone in Czech politics right now.
Only 18% of Czechs trust their government right now, a decline of 10% from autumn 2016 – by far the sharpest decline in the EU – and only Greeks, Italians and Spaniards distrust their government as much as Czechs do. 840 more words
“It’s nice to see where the artist went with today’s G&T. A less skilled or less experienced person would have gone the easy and dare I say less satisfying route–taking the extreme heat and giant sun cues and focusing on the current heat wave and our current president’s denial of global warming. 41 more words
Lab-produced dogs cloned from bio material taken from the two best representatives of the Yakutian Laika species have arrived in Russia from South Korea for genetic research. 324 more words
Testimony by my friend, Dr. Sam Liles.
Washington (CNN)Both sides of the Capitol on Wednesday heard from experts about the extent of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, with officials for the first time revealing how many states’ election-related systems were targeted by Russian hackers. 1,354 more words